1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William Slater

Contributed by: Ged Pilling, on 2008-11-04

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Rank
First Name William
Surname Slater
Year of Birth 1872
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Lancashire Fusiliers
Place of Wartime Residence Manchester, Greater Manchester

William's Story

William Slater was 43 years of age when he was called up to act as a medic/stretcher bearer in Gallipoli. He was the father of ten children. He began a diary beginning 2nd May 1915 of the daily incidents and battles. His diary ceased on 20th July and he was killed in action 27th July 1915. He is remembered with honour at the Helles war memorial, Gallipoli.

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